Skip to main content

Full text of "Wayne Barrett"

See other formats


U.S. Department of Justice 



June 12, 2018 

MR. JOHN GREENEWALD JR. 

SUITE 1203 

27305 WEST LIVE OAK ROAD 
CASTAIC, CA 91384 

FOIPA Request No.: 1366071-000 
Subject: BARRETT, WAYNE 

Dear Mr. Greenewald: 

The enclosed documents were reviewed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), Title 5, United States 
Code, Section 552. Deletions have been made to protect information which is exempt from disclosure, with the 
appropriate exemptions noted on the page next to the excision. In addition, a deleted page information sheet was 
inserted in the file to indicate where pages were withheld entirely. The exemptions used to withhold information are 
marked below and explained on the enclosed Explanation of Exemptions: 



Section 552 


Section 552a 

r (b)d) 


T (b)(7)(A) 

r (d)(5) 

r (b)(2) 


r (b)(7)(B) 

r (do 

r (b)(3) 


F (b)(7)(C) 

r (k)d) 



_ r (b)(7)(D) 

r (k)(2) 



~ r (b)(7)(E) 

r (k)(3) 



_ r (b)(7)(F) 

r (k)(4) 

r (b)(4) 


r (b)(8) 

r (k)(5) 

r (b)(5) 


r (b)(9) 

r (k)(6) 

F (b)(6) 



r (k)(7) 


2 preprocessed pages are enclosed. To expedite requests, preprocessed packages are released the 
same way they were originally processed. Documents or information originating with other Government agencies that 
were originally referred to that agency were not referred as part of this release. This material is being provided to you 
at no charge. 

F 

In accordance with standard FBI practice and pursuant to FOIA exemption (b)(7)(E) and Privacy Act 
exemption (j)(2) [5 U.S.C. § 552/552a (b)(7)(E)/(j)(2)], this response neither confirms nor denies the 
existence of your subject's name on any watch lists. 

For your information, Congress excluded three discrete categories of law enforcement and national security 
records from the requirements of the FOIA. See 5 U.S. C. § 552(c) (2006 & Supp. IV (2010). This response is 
limited to those records that are subject to the requirements of the FOIA. This is a standard notification that is given 
to all our requesters and should not be taken as an indication that excluded records do, or do not, exist. Enclosed for 
your information is a copy of the Explanation of Exemptions. 



For questions regarding our determinations, visit the www.fbi.aov/foia website under “Contact Us.” 

The FOIPA Request Number listed above has been assigned to your request. Please use this number in all 
correspondence concerning your request. Your patience is appreciated. 

You may file an appeal by writing to the Director, Office of Information Policy (OIP), United States 
Department of Justice, Suite 11050, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530-0001, or you 
may submit an appeal through OIP's FOIAonline portal by creating an account on the following web 
site: https://foiaonline.requlations.gov/foia/action/Dublic/home . Your appeal must be postmarked or electronically 
transmitted within ninety (90) days from the date of this letter in order to be considered timely. If you submit your 
appeal by mail, both the letter and the envelope should be clearly marked “Freedom of Information Act Appeal.” 
Please cite the FOIPA Request Number assigned to your request so that it may be easily identified. 

You may seek dispute resolution services by contacting the Office of Government Information Services 
(OGIS) at 877-684-6448, or by emailing oais@nara.aov . Alternatively, you may contact the FBI’s FOIA Public 
Liaison by emailing foiDaauestions@fbi.aov . If you submit your dispute resolution correspondence by email, the 
subject heading should clearly state “Dispute Resolution Services.” Please also cite the FOIPA Request Number 
assigned to your request so that it may be easily identified. 


Sincerely, 

David M. Hardy 
Section Chief 
Record/Information 
Dissemination Section 
Records Management Division 


Enclosure 2 

The enclosed documents represent the final release of information responsive to your Freedom of 
Information Act (FOIA) request. 

Enclosed is 1 cross-reference which is identifiable with the subject of your request. Cross-references are 
defined as mentions of the subject of your request in files to other individuals, organizations, events, or activities. In 
processing the cross-references, the pages considered for possible release included only those pages which mention 
the subject of your request and any additional pages showing the context in which the subject of your request was 
mentioned. The cross-reference pages were processed pursuant to the provisions of the FOIA and are being 
released to you in redacted form. 

A search of the FBI Headquarters electronic surveillance indices has been conducted, and no responsive 
record which indicates that Wayne Barrett has ever been the target of electronic surveillance was located. 

Records (157-NY-8328) which may have been responsive to your request were destroyed on August 18th, 
2005. Since this material could not be reviewed, it is not known if it was responsive to your request. Record retention 
and disposal is carried out under supervision of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Title 44, 
United States Code, Section 3301 as implemented by Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1228; Title 44, 
United States Code, Section 3310 as implemented by Title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 1229.10. 



EXPLANATION OF EXEMPTIONS 


SUBSECTIONS OF TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 552 

(b)(1) (A) specifically authorized under criteria established by an Executive order to be kept secret in the interest of national defense or foreign 

policy and (B) are in fact properly classified to such Executive order; 

(b)(2) related solely to the internal personnel rules and practices of an agency; 

(b)(3) specifically exempted from disclosure by statute (other than section 552b of this title), provided that such statute (A) requires that the matters 

be withheld from the public in such a manner as to leave no discretion on issue, or (B) establishes particular criteria for withholding or refers 
to particular types of matters to be withheld; 

(b)(4) trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential; 

(b)(5) inter-agency or intra-agency memorandums or letters which would not be available by law to a party other than an agency in litigation with 
the agency; 

(b)(6) personnel and medical files and similar files the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy; 

(b)(7) records or information compiled for law enforcement purposes, but only to the extent that the production of such law enforcement records or 

information (A) could reasonably be expected to interfere with enforcement proceedings, (B ) would deprive a person of a right to a fair 
trial or an impartial adjudication, (C ) could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy, ( D) could 
reasonably be expected to disclose the identity of confidential source, including a State, local, or foreign agency or authority or any private 
institution which furnished information on a confidential basis, and, in the case of record or information compiled by a criminal law 
enforcement authority in the course of a criminal investigation, or by an agency conducting a lawful national security intelligence 
investigation, information furnished by a confidential source, ( E ) would disclose techniques and procedures for law enforcement 
investigations or prosecutions, or would disclose guidelines for law enforcement investigations or prosecutions if such disclosure could 
reasonably be expected to risk circumvention of the law, or (F ) could reasonably be expected to endanger the life or physical safety of any 
individual; 

(b)(8) contained in or related to examination, operating, or condition reports prepared by, on behalf of, or for the use of an agency responsible for 
the regulation or supervision of financial institutions; or 

(b)(9) geological and geophysical information and data, including maps, concerning wells. 

SUBSECTIONS OF TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 552a 

(d)(5) information compiled in reasonable anticipation of a civil action proceeding; 

(j) (2) material reporting investigative efforts pertaining to the enforcement of criminal law including efforts to prevent, control, or reduce crime 

or apprehend criminals; 

(k) (l) information which is currently and properly classified pursuant to an Executive order in the interest of the national defense or foreign policy, 

for example, information involving intelligence sources or methods; 

(k)(2) investigatory material compiled for law enforcement purposes, other than criminal, which did not result in loss of a right, benefit or privilege 
under Federal programs, or which would identify a source who furnished information pursuant to a promise that his/her identity would be 
held in confidence; 

(k)(3) material maintained in connection with providing protective services to the President of the United States or any other individual pursuant to 
the authority of Title 18, United States Code, Section 3056; 

(k)(4) required by statute to be maintained and used solely as statistical records; 

(k)(5) investigatory material compiled solely for the purpose of determining suitability, eligibility, or qualifications for Federal civilian 
employment or for access to classified information, the disclosure of which would reveal the identity of the person who furnished 
information pursuant to a promise that his/her identity would be held in confidence; 

(k)(6) testing or examination material used to determine individual qualifications for appointment or promotion in Federal Government service he 
release of which would compromise the testing or examination process; 

(k)(7) material used to determine potential for promotion in the armed services, the disclosure of which would reveal the identity of the person who 
furnished the material pursuant to a promise that his/her identity would be held in confidence. 


FBI/DOJ 



FD-302 (REV. 3-10-M) 


- 1 - 

FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION 


Date of transcription ^/ i ® 1 


I 


■Qn 3 n m 


■C 


A. 


1 


Was adv ^- se< ^ of the identities of the interviewing agents 
and the purpose of the interview. She then voluntarily provided 
the following information: 


r 


1 is aware about a ourr^nt- jjaHasfciaa±j-on 


] 


ll is awarg 
conducted with r egard to [ 

I,., I She\ is nJL aware ox me specifics of the case, 

butTTias knowledge oAit's existance because of\a phone call she 
received from WAYNE BARRETT (ph), writer for th\ "VILLAGE VOICE”, 
a newspaper in New Yonjc. During tfiis phone conversation which 
took place approximately one mgnth aero , rirbbtt ^ | I that 

there were rumors amrmA I ^ i ■ 




, _I BARRETT further 

Apictineu cnar ne additionally heard from a ennr'-a r,K c he 


*•- —--— Iiearu tram a SOU aza _ubc ne 

| WQU l dn t dis close, that someone supposedly gave |[a key to 

I_I office which resulted in some documkn^S = ^^^nrf fairon 


He (BARRETT 


F 


rfice which resulted in some docum ents being ha Vpn. 
concluded the call bv stating t-hat-l T 


nszf 


Ibz 


yUJSSt&htiate the val 


I 


not r 


fcand 


ether or 

when this occurred and if she in fact could 
ity of these allegations. 


]stated she advised BA RRETT that s he knew 

She then 
and mariP him 
^ advised 


, «-***«^ «v*»iocu cm\ 

nothing about: any allega tions involving f 
telephonically contacted| 
aware of her telephone conversation with BARRETT 




, , -*—uxuu wxui wuuifiii i I I aavisec 

her that she was under no obligation to answer any of BARRETT'S 
questions and continued to suggest that she not speak to BARRETT 
if he calls her again. 


agents that sh P 


Z] then went on to expl ain tn t-hA n nffaremwa^ 

I i She also took care nf t-hc "* 

g^in^u aLive manners and “ ran" the front Offir . P . T , I 

1 Heft the position in 1 ■"=- 


current position[ 


Miami, Florida. 


1 for her 


b6 

b7C 


b6 

b7C 


b€ 

b7C 


b6 

b7C 


Investigation on 3/7/91 

by 


t 


Miami. Florida 


File 0 58D—NK—68466 


tor 


Date dictated 


3/9/91 


Thu document contains neither recommendations nor conclusions of the FBI. It is the property of the FBI and is loaned to your egency; 
it and its contents are not to be distributed outside your agency. 


b6 

b7C 








FD-302a (Rev. 11-15-S3) 


58D—NK-68466 


Conlinuation of FD-302 of 



Ob 3/7/91_, page 



emplovmentl 


Irs.sa 


Is a specific event towards ^he end of her 


find out 
in his office 


he needed to 
she meet him 
and was greeted by 
wh° was also preservE 
but [" 


i possibly in late 1989. 
] called her at her desk. [ 
about some phoj * 




2 


]said that 


,L 

I and 


t _ in the room. _ _ 

J can't remember any specifics ab put who 
front of this 


e calls and requested that 
went directly to his office 
introduced to another individual 
This individual was a female 

he was or 


In 


female 


said, £ 


where sne worked. 

what I am about to ask you is extremely confidential. This is 
very sensitive case and whatev er vou he ar behind closed floors 
remains behind closed doors." 
that he wanted to know about t 
calls of [ 


he incoming 
recalls that 


b out who s ti 

nfidential. 
ear behind closed dj 
J continued to tellP 
ing and outgoing pnc 


J 


outgoing pnone 
she told him that she 


couldn't remember without referring to her telephone logs which 
were in fi le cabinets. She went back to her- k and returned to 
I l office with the phone records. I l had asked her 

about certain^&atas_khich enabled her to give him specific 
information. I I do * 

phone logs with| | 


jes't remember whether or not she left the 


_ I I doesn't remember telling anyone about that day 

in | l office or about being requested to furnish 

1 nfnrmati on r-prt^r-H i nrr the nhnna T nrrtz _Whan Bpecjcally asked if 

sh e toldI I about what happened 

in I i ornce. sne empnaticanv denied ever having talked 

to him about the situation and stat ed that if she was going to 
tell someone, it wouldn't have been! | 


I ~1 is described as follows: 

Date of birth: 

Place of birth: 

Social Security 
Account Number: 

Address: 


Height: 

Weight: 

Hair: 

Eyes: 

Race: 

- J 


b6 

b7C 


b6 

b7C 


b6 

b7C